Category: Phone Business & Stocks

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App revenue in Asia grew by 162% in 2013

Asia is the top marketplace for app developers A new report for the app marketplace in 2013 reveals interesting figures. Asia, the continent that became the top market for apps two years ago is now accelerating its growth. In 2013, the total app revenue grew by 162% compared with 2012, shows a new Distimo report. The app revenue growth is...

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Samsung gives an official statement on the third-party accessory incompatibility on Note 3

Samsung denies any correlation between the KitKat update and the reported incompatibility of the third-party accessory for Note 3 Yesterday we reported that due to Samsung’s new policy that prevents non-official accessories to work on Samsung Galaxy Note 3, the Spigen S-View cover no longer work with the handset once updated to KitKat. In all, this will happen to all...

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Samsung in talks with Deezer for a possible partnership around online music streaming

The French online music streaming service Deezer in talks with Samsung A commercial agreement between Deezer, French online music group, and Samsung could be signed soon, according to a publication in Reuters. Both companies are reportedly in talks for incorporating the music streaming service into the Samsung’s mobile devices. Deezer, a service created in 2006, has currently 12 million users...

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Huawei’s octa-core LTE HiSilicon SoC ready to enter the battle

The octa-core chip will support multi-mode LTE for both WCDMA and TD-SCDMA networks Speaking of processing battles, Huawei has finally set the right arsenal in order to join the competition. The Chinese manufacturer has gathered quite the popularity recently thanks to its desirable flagship smartphone devices; however the company’s success in terms of manufacturing its own HiSilicon arm chip remains...

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Google’s statistics point out to 60 percent of active Android devices to run Jelly Bean

Android 4.1 is the most popular version of the operating system in the week ending of January 8 Google just published its statistics for January that point out the Platform versions information about number of devices sharing certain characteristics in order to help prioritize efforts for supporting different devices. The statistics actually reveal which devices are active in the ecosystem...

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Android-based robot Keecker follows you around to entertain you

‘… You just can’t differentiate between a robot and the very best of humans.’ Isaac Asimov Keecker first showed itself at CES 2014, looking like one of those smart vacuum robots that clean your house while you’re away (or Eve exterminator from Wall-e); however this one is an entirely different case. The little ball-like robot runs Android-based software and it...

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Intel has finished its work on a 64-bit version of Android’s Linux kernel

Intel doesn’t want partners to be held up As 2014 started rolling out, we’re already staring seeing things in 64-bit. OEMs and chip-makers are following Apple’s example for a powerful 64-bit SoC and it appears that in the Android world, it is Intel that will go ahead of everyone. It’s no surprise; it’s the micro-processor giant we’re talking about. According...